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Volcano and white bird, Iceland, 1974-75, panel 4: PD.384-1995d

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Current Location: In storage


Volcano and white bird, Iceland, 1974-75, panel 4


Painter: Grant, Keith




Part of a polyptych.

Legal notes

In memory of his son Paul (1974-1995).

Measurements and weight

Height: 106.5 cm
Width: 106.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1995) by Grant, Keith


1974 - 1975

School or Style


Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Trondheim 39 Volcano and White Bird Panel 4
  • Location: Verso
  • Text: FRANCE No. 20
  • Location: Verso

Inscription present: occurs 4 times

  • Text: Prepared by ?Roberson and Co. Ltd, ?1 Parkway London, N.W.1
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Black ink stamps
  • Text: No. 4
  • Location: Verso
  • Text: Utstilt Trondheims Kunstforening 1981 KAT. NR. 39
  • Location: Verso, tacking edge
  • Method of creation: Blue stamp
  • Text: Tilhuir (?) Trix Schjerjon Ring gota(?) 16Harstad (?)
  • Location: Verso, frame

Inscription present: stapled, only fragments

  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Newspaper cutting

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.384-1995d
Primary reference Number: 29871
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 5 May 2023 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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